A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Be that self which one truly is.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Effective action is always unjust.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.